Jobs bought the pixar technology from george lucas

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Jobs bought the Pixar technology from George LucasLeft Apple in 1985, returned in late 1996; changed consumer electronics with the iPodPersuaded the music industry, the television networks, and Hollywood to distribute their content with iTunes Music Store; opened successful Apple Stores (retail); ushered Apple’s entry into cell phone business (iPhone)So the five industries that Jobs has influenced:oComputersoHollywoodoMusicoRetailoWireless phonesAccording to Fortune, “no one has more influence over a broader swath of business” than Jobs; he figured out a reason & a way for people to pay for mediaApple StatisticsApple’s computer division had a record 2008, selling 9.7 million Macs (twice the growth of industry average); as of 2009, Apple has sold 6 billion songs in 6 years to 75 million people.The iPhone, the 1sttrue mobile computer, is generating billionsApple released the iPad (already successful)News Corporation (#2) & Rupert MurdochNews Corp owns:Fox, 34 O & Os, My Network TV, 20thCentury Fox, FX, Fox News Channel, Fox Movie Channel, Fox Sports, The SPEED Channel, National Geographic Channel, Madison Square Garden Network, Newspapers,satellite TV, HarperCollins, MySpace.com, Wall Street JournalChairman & CEO News Corp is Rupert Murdoch; Fortunenamed him the #2 most powerful person in businessCareer began in 1953 when he inherited control of 2 Australian newspapers; expanded to Britain in the 1960s, the U.S. in the 1970s, and Asia in the 1990s; in Britain, he owns the biggest tabloid, the Sun; in the U.S., the New York Post, Fox News Network, 20thCentury Fox, etc.His purchase of MySpace.com & Dow Jones, the parent company of the Wall Street Journal, as well as the recent launch of the Fox Business Network, position him as a global-spanning financial news powerhouse.“At 76, Murdoch appears to be at the height of his power” (Fortune, CNNMoney.com)9
Ted Turner & Warner Brothers Merge; Time Warner Results (#3)Turner already owned:oCNN & Headline NewsoMGM/United Artist pre-1986 libraries (TNT)oHanna-Barbera Productions (Cartoon Network)oWTBSTurner merged w/Time Inc.; Warner Brothers merged also to become Time WarnerTime Warner owns:CW (50%), Warner Brothers, Hanna-Barbera, HBO, Cinemax, CNN, Headline News, TNT, Turner Classic Movies, TBS, Cartoon Network, Time, Sports Illustrated, People, Fortune, Atlanta Braves, New Line Cinema, Cartoon Network, DC ComicsViacom/CBS (#4) Viacom/CBS own:CBS, CW (50% ownership with Time Warner), 16 CBS O & Os, 18 UPN O & Os, 5 others, Paramount Studios, CBS Productions, King World Productions, Showtime, Spike TV, MTV, MTV2, Noggin, VH-1, Nickelodeon, BET, Comedy Central, TV Land, CMT, Flix, Sundance Channel, Blockbuster, Simon & Schuster, Infinity (184 radio stations)GE/NBC Universal & Comcast (#5)NBC Universal owns:NBC, Telemundo, part of PAX, 14 NBC O & Os, 15 Telemundo O & Os, NBC Universal Studios, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo, Trio, USA, Sci-Fi, 5 theme parksComcast has purchased NBC Universal (NBCU); presently, Comcast is the largest multiple system operator (MSO), meaning it owns multiple cable operations across the country (23.8 million customers)

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